Six Taipei sightseeing spots receive Muslim certificate

Taipei Times
Date: Oct 22, 2019
By: Lee I-chia  /  Staff Reporter

The Taipei City Government yesterday announced that six sightseeing spots in the city have earned

Officails from Taipei City Government’s Department of Information and Tourism hold signs at a news conference in Taipei yesterday to promote Muslim-friendly tourism to the city.
Photo: Tsai Ssu-pei, Taipei Times

the Muslim Friendly Environment Certificate.

The Taipei Department of Information and Tourism said its survey on foreign visitors’ consumption behaviors and tendencies while visiting Taipei showed that the most popular sightseeing spots among Muslim visitors are the Ximending (西門町) shopping area, Taipei 101 in Xinyi District (信義) and the historic Dadaocheng (大稻埕) area in Datong District (大同).

Many Muslim visitors recognized Taipei’s environmental hygiene, cross-language communication and friendliness, but some visitors said that they hoped there would be more prayer rooms and Muslim-friendly sights or hotels in the city, the department added.

After holding two discussion sessions in July that provided guidance to hotels or sightseeing spots interested in improving their facilities, 28 hotels and six tourist sites received the Muslim Friendly Environment Certificate yesterday.    [FULL  STORY]

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